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Bioethical content within AQA GCSE Science & Biology specifications:
Summary table

Bioethical Issues AQA
Science A
(4461)
AQA
Science B
(4462)
AQA
Additional Science
(4463)
AQA
Double Award
(4861)
AQA Additional Appplied Science
(4863)
AQA
Biology
(4411)
Abortion            
Agriculture       Unit 2 - Science for the Needs of Society: Section 11.3 Unit 2 - Science at work: Section 11.2  
Animal Research Unit Biology 1a - Human Biology: Section 11.3 Unit Biology 1: Section 11.3       Unit Biology 1: Section 11.3
Biofuels           Unit Biology 3: Section 13.6
Cloning Unit Biology 1b - Evolution and Environment: Section 11.6 Unit Biology 1: Section 11.6   Unit 2 - Science for the Needs of Society: Section 11.3   Unit Biology 1: Section 11.6
Designer Babies            
DNA Fingerprinting     Unit Biology 2: Section 11.8   Unit 2 - Science at work: Section 11.2 Unit Biology 2: Section 12.8
Drug Trials Unit Biology 1a - Human Biology: Section 11.3 Unit Biology 1: Section 11.3       Unit Biology 1: Section 11.3
Enhancement            
Gene Ownership            
Gene Therapy            
Genetic Counselling            
Genetic Disease     Unit Biology 2: Section 11.8 Unit 2 - Science for the Needs of Society: Section 11.2   Unit Biology 2: Section 12.8
Genetic Engineering Unit Biology 1b - Evolution and Environment: Section 11.6 Unit Biology 1: Section 11.6   Unit 2- Science for the Needs of Society: Section 11.3   Unit Biology 1: Section 11.6
Genetic Screening     Unit Biology 2: Section 11.8     Unit Biology 2: Section 12.8
Genetic Testing     Unit Biology 2: Section 11.8     Unit Biology 2: Section 12.8
GM Crops Unit Biology 1b - Evolution and Environment: Section 11.6 Unit Biology 1: Section 11.6   Unit 2 - Science for the Needs of Society: Section 11.3   Unit Biology 1: Section 11.6
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) Unit Biology 1b - Evolution and Environment: Section 11.6 Unit Biology 1: Section 11.6   Unit 2 - Science for the Needs of Society: Section 11.3 Unit 2 - Science at work: Section 11.2 Unit Biology 1: Section 11.6
Human Genome Project       Unit 2 - Science for the Needs of Society: Section 11.2    
In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) Unit Biology 1a - Human Biology: Section 11.1 Unit Biology 1: Section 11.1       Unit Biology 1: Section 11.1
Neuroethics            
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)     Unit Biology 2: Section 11.8     Unit Biology 2: Section 12.8
Pharmacogenetics            
Resource Allocation            
Stem Cells     Unit Biology 2: Section 11.8     Unit Biology 2: Section 12.8
Transgenic Animals Unit Biology 1a - Human Biology: Section 11.4 Unit Biology 1: Section 11.4   Unit 2 - Science for the Needs of Society: Section 11.3   Unit Biology 1: Section 11.6
Transplantation           Unit Biology 3: Section 13.4
Vaccination Unit Biology 1a - Human Biology: Section 11.4 Unit Biology 1: Section 11.4   Unit 2 - Science for the Needs of Society: Section 11.2   Unit Biology 1: Section 11.4
Xenotransplantation            
UPDATED: 26th February 2008
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